air strike

noun

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: an attack in which military airplanes drop bombs The strategy calls for air strikes on key targets.

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“Air strike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20strike. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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